Re: virus: Heaven's Gate Kooks
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 02:52:52 -0400 (EDT)

>Once again, I don't beleive that it matters if you "/beleive/ in
>yourself" You (your soul, or whatever) has value regardless of whether
>or not you think it does.

I think that you and I are going to have to agree to disagree. I tend to
believe, or should I say that my experiance has taught me, that a thing
(your soul included) only has value if valued.

> And surely, if you are willing to /die/ for
>something, you are strong enough to make your death something people
>will remember. Actually, there lies your point, right?


> You have to
>beleive that your death will meaningfully contribute to the cause. Your
>death. Soldiers dying /in/ a war arn't martyrs bacause their /death/ is
>not meaningful to the war, only the fighting they did while they were

Right again.

>Dying /in/ a cause. Dying /for/ a cause. hmmm. I think you are


> This is a very important distinction. Anybody can die /in/ a
>cause, but to die /for/ a cause indicates that in some way you beleive
>your /death/ will aid the cause. That is why Willian Wallace's death
>mattered. He would rather /die/ than live in continued slavery to
>England. Freedom! -- even if death is the only way.

Sometimes it's the only way to freedom.

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